First Stream Latin is a compilation of one of the best new Latin songs, albums and movies really helpful by the Billboard Latin editors. Take a look at this week’s picks beneath.
Nicki Nicole, “No one Like You” (DALE PLAY Information/Sony Music Latin)
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Making a daring assertion — “there’s nobody like me” — Nicki Nicole delivers a fiery fusion of salsa and lure in her new single, “No one Like Yo.” Produced by Icon and Tatool, the observe finds the 22-year-old Argentine star having an inner battle as she tries to dwell her genuine self. However the pressures of being a boxing champ are attending to her head. “‘No one Like Yo’ is a track that I’ve needed everybody to listen to for a very long time,” Nicki provides. “It was saved for simply the proper second which is now. It talks about an inner battle between two people who grapple on daily basis as a consequence of their egos and pretentiousness.” The track is her first single since releasing the 2021 album Parte de Mí. — GRISELDA FLORES
Wisin, Natti Natasha & Los Legendarios, “Tiempo” (La Base Music Group/WK Information)
Following their “Mayor Que Usted” collaboration (alongside Daddy Yankee and Wisin’s duo companion Yandel), which at present sits at No. 1 on the Billboard Latin Airplay chart, Wisin and Natti Natasha (in collaboration with Los Legendarios) be part of forces as soon as once more for “Tiempo.” In true Wisin vogue, the observe, produced by Stivenz Beats, is an infectious reggaetón banger with alt-funk parts. Within the lyrics, Wisin and Natti sing about dropping observe of time when they’re collectively. A pink and black music video directed by Nuno Gomes reveals each artists and a gaggle of dancers portraying a real-life chess recreation. “Working with Natti Natasha is at all times an honor, and she or he was the one I at all times considered for this track, as a result of she brings that mixture of sensuality and vitality that her voice has,” Wisin says in a press release. — JESSICA ROIZ
Kali Uchis, “No Hay Ley” (Interscope Information)
Colombian singer-songwriter Kali Uchis had not launched a brand new observe since her Grammy-nominated album Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios) till now. Uchis has unleashed a club-ready anthem with “No Hay Ley,” one powered by a hypnotizing beat that can get everybody on the dancefloor. Within the bilingual observe, she sings a couple of forbidden love affair, declaring, “No importa lo que digan, yo te besaré otra vez (It doesn’t matter what they are saying, I’ll kiss you once more).” “I wrote this track about placing love above all else,” Uchis says. “En el amor no hay ley means there are not any legal guidelines to like. Be with who makes you content, and don’t hearken to what anybody else has to say about it as a result of it wasn’t their enterprise within the first place!” — G.F.
Lenny Távarez, Chencho Corleone & Piso 21, “CXO (A Quién No Le Gusta)” (Warner Music Latina/Kristoman)
Lenny Tavarez and Piso 21 collectively appears like it will end in fairly the banger. Throw Chencho Corleone within the combine, and it’s a licensed hit. In “CXO (A Quien No Le Gusta),” Tavarez reeled within the Colombian urban-pop group and the reggaetón veteran to speak all issues intercourse, primarily asking within the lyrics, “Who doesn’t prefer it?” Tavarez and Chencho carry their distinct Boricua movement whereas Piso provides their flirtatious spark, leading to a catchy perreo with very sensual lyrics. The video was produced by Mastermind Leisure and directed by Gustavo Camacho in Mandrake Miami. — J.R.
Joonti, “Daño Colateral” (AP International Music)
Up-and-coming artist Joonti continues to showcase his Latin pop roots in new single “Daño Colateral.” Penned by the artist and produced by Charlee Jermey Argueta (a.okay.a MC4), the observe begins with an acoustic melody that later transforms right into a catchy urban-pop fusion backed by the 20-year-old Puerto Rican’s deep raspy vocals. The lyrics reinforce his interpretive expertise as he sings about heartbreak and realizing it’s too late after not appreciating his one real love. The official music video was directed by Child Javi Movies. — INGRID FAJARDO
Lupita Infante, “Pa’ Dentro” (Sony Music Latin)
Lupita Infante’s new track is the right soundtrack on your lengthy weekend, and it is available in two totally different variations: mariachi and banda. Each get the message throughout — “tequila is your greatest good friend” — however the banda model is a real occasion starter. “Pa’ Adentro” was penned by Infante and famend regional Mexican singer-songwriter Erika Vidrio. “‘Pa’ Dentro’ is a track that was lacking in my repertoire, a track that might enable me to toast with the general public, and a jovial track that you would be able to hearken to with mates,” Infante says concerning the observe. “It’s a tribute to Mexican tradition and our ardour for tequila, issues that at all times go hand in hand.” The observe is a preview of Infante’s upcoming EP. — G.F.
RaiNao, “Limbo” (SONAR)
In the event you hadn’t had an opportunity to find RaiNao, that is your likelihood. For the previous two years, the rising Puerto Rican artist has been making a buzz along with her alt-perreo melodies and soulful vocals, leading to yet one more new single, “Limbo.” Co-produced by Wiso Rivera, Barba Blanca, and GIOVA, the sultry, downtempo city observe highlights RaiNao’s clean and potent vocals. “Limbo” narrates the story of somebody who’s in limbo, due to an individual who’s sending blended alerts. “You’re by no means within the course I look however you’re essentially the most good-looking in my nation,” she chants within the partially English observe. “Don’t make me go loopy,” she whispers in the direction of the tip. — J.R.